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Kagoshima: Man, 28, accused of dumping corpse of woman

KAGOSHIMA (TR) – Kagoshima Prefectural Police have arrested a 28-year-old man for allegedly dumping the corpse of a woman in Tarumizu City last year, reports Minami Nippon Shimbun (Jan. 9).

According to police, the unnamed man, of no known occupation, dumped the body of the woman, 35, in some shrubs near National Route 220 on around September 16.

Police did not reveal whether the suspect admitted to the allegations upon his arrest on Saturday.

The corpse of a woman was found near a highway in Tarumizu City last October 29 (Twitter)

Oita Prefectural Police first arrested the man over the confinement of another woman. During that investigation, his involvement in the Tarumizu case emerged.

The woman was an office worker living in Kanoya City. On October 29, police found her decayed body near the highway.